Mawgan Porth Beach

Mawgan Porth beach is a wide sandy beach with sand even at high tide. Less crowded than its Newquay neighbours and more accessible than Bedruthan Steps. As the beach has golden sands and less busy than its neighbours it is ideal for families and surfing beginners.

Toilets, parking, cafe and shops are close to the beach with lifeguards during the summer months.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Mawgan Porth Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Mawgan Porth Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.


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Place Category: Beaches

Mawgan Porth Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  - Good: generally good water quality
  - Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  - Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 9.5℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 10partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.3℃ to 3.6℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (SSE)
Saturday, Feb 11fog
Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 9.5℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Feb 12cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (SE)
Monday, Feb 13fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (SE)
Tuesday, Feb 14partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.5℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (SE)
Wednesday, Feb 15cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.6℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (SE)

Newquay weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Mawgan Porth Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Mawgan Porth Beach is at NEWQUAY 6.64 km (4.13 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:13 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 07:12 (Height 6.69m)
   Low Tide at 13:35 (Height 1.12m)
   High Tide at 19:29 (Height 6.47m)
Fri 10 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:45 (Height 1.16m)
   High Tide at 07:43 (Height 6.60m)
   Low Tide at 14:07 (Height 1.25m)
   High Tide at 20:01 (Height 6.34m)
Sat 11 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:17 (Height 1.34m)
   High Tide at 08:15 (Height 6.44m)
   Low Tide at 14:39 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 20:35 (Height 6.15m)
Sun 12 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:53 (Height 1.59m)
   High Tide at 08:52 (Height 6.21m)
   Low Tide at 15:16 (Height 1.75m)
   High Tide at 21:14 (Height 5.90m)
Mon 13 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:33 (Height 1.90m)
   High Tide at 09:36 (Height 5.93m)
   Low Tide at 15:59 (Height 2.07m)
   High Tide at 22:04 (Height 5.62m)
Tue 14 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:26 (Height 2.23m)
   High Tide at 10:34 (Height 5.61m)
   Low Tide at 17:02 (Height 2.39m)
   High Tide at 23:14 (Height 5.39m)
Wed 15 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:47 (Height 2.48m)
   High Tide at 11:56 (Height 5.39m)
   Low Tide at 18:38 (Height 2.53m)

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

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